custodial care


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custodial care

[kəstō′dē·əl]
Etymology: L, custodia, guarding, garrire, to chatter
services and care of a nonmedical nature provided on a long-term basis, usually for convalescent and chronically ill individuals. Kinds of custodial care include board, personal assistance, and room.

cus·to·di·al care

(kŭs-tō'dē-ăl kār)
Nonskilled personal care to assist with activities of daily living.
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Similarly, patients with mental illness in any custodial care such as prison, juvenile home, home for mentally retarded, reception centres, working women hostels, etc.
Custodial care assists the patient with bathing, eating, dressing and other routine tasks.
On the demand side, we examine the impact of households' need for custodial care, household ability to pay for care, and cultural/social factors (mother's education and ethnic background).
The Visiting Nurse Association of Hudson Valley (VNA-HV), a non-profit home health care agency offering skilled nursing; speech, occupational and physical therapy; social workers; custodial care and psychiatric home care, leased over 25,000 s/f for its headquarters.
There is one chapter on custodial care for young people but this is essentially a diatribe about government policy which is, in its way, excellent but provides little for the practitioner.
For example, TANF eligibility criteria include requirements that an applicant have custodial care of a child and that income be below state-determined eligibility thresholds.
Vesting individuals with more choice, control, and ownership of their government benefits, they argued, would not only enhance virtues like personal responsibility, but over time, it would also result in the shift of hundreds of billions of tax dollars from the custodial care of government to the corporations that would help manage people's private accounts.
One can't live with someone else and father children with someone else and have a more justified claim to the custodial care of a woman (who left no will, solidly implied or written) than the parents who gave her life.
And the six of us have gathered today to evaluate her for custodial care.
In other words, their victims are more likely to be family members, paramours, those who were in their custodial care, and tenants.
Jan Olson, a retired director of nursing in long term care said that to be considered a skilled nursing facility it "must provide more than just custodial care.